Saturday, April 18, 2015

Installing Lync Lab in Azure Part 2


Installing Lync On Azure

In the previous blog we have seen the configuration of Azure and installing Domain controller. In this blog we will see how to install Lync 2013 standard edition.

Create the Virtual machine to install Lync select Virtual Machine








     Select the Computer and select Virtual Machine and select From Gallery







      







 Select the Computer and select Virtual Machine and select From Gallery


















 Enter the "Virtual Machine Name" and user name and password which you are going to login to Windows server.

















This is the important step when creating the VM's from Azure portal. Select the Region/Affinity group which we have created earlier and the Virtual network Subnets. So the VM's will be assigned the subnet IP Address which you have selected.
















Select the Tick Mark to find the VM creation.















Assigning static IP address to the Lync VM Machine.

1) First we need to download and install the Azure Power shell Module form this link http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=320376
Note: To Install the Azure Power shell Module require .Net frame work 4.5

To connect to Azure Subscription

1) Type the following command to connect to Azure Subscription : Add-AzureAccount
2) Enter the user and password when it prompts you 
3) $cred = Get-Credential
4) Add-AzureAccount -Credential $cred
5) Just to check your Azure Subscription : Get-AzureSubscription 

To assign the static IP Address for the Azure VM Machine

Get-AzureVM -ServiceName Lyncstd -Name Lyncstd | Set-AzureStaticVNetIP -IPAddress 10.0.0.6 | Update-AzureVM


Installing Lync 2013 

Login to the Azure Portal and select the VM which you needs to connect. In the down below right corner select Connect it will download the RDP File.





















Click on the downloaded RDP File and enter the Credentials













Join the machine to domain ex: contoso.com


Pre-Requisites installing Lync 2013 on Windows 2012 R2

Run as Administrator Powershell on your Lync server and copy paste the Below cmdlet to install the Pre-Requisites.:


Install-WindowsFeature RSAT-ADDS, Web-Server, Web-Static-Content, Web-Default-Doc, Web-Http-Errors, Web-Asp-Net, Web-Net-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Ext, Web-ISAPI-Filter, Web-Http-Logging, Web- Log-Libraries, Web-Request-Monitor, Web-Http-Tracing, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-Client-Auth, Web-Filtering, Web-Stat-Compression, Web-Dyn-Compression, NET-WCF-HTTP-Activation45, Web-Asp-Net45, Web-Mgmt-Tools, Web-Scripting-Tools, Web-Mgmt-Compat, Windows-Identity-Foundation, Desktop-Experience, Telnet-Client, BITS -Source D:\sources\sxs



Browse to the lync 2013 setup file, Double click on Setup.exe








Click Yes



 

 




Click install









 








Accept the License agreement



In the Deployment wizard " Click on Prepare Active Directory"



In the Next Screen select the Run " To Prepare the Schema "


Click next













 



Click Finish



 










 






Form the Deployment wizard Screen select " Prepare Current Forest"


















Click Next












 





Click Next

















Click Finish



From the Deployment Wizard Screen " Prepare Current Domain " Click Run

















Click Next


Click on Finish
















Add the administrator account to the Member of CSAdministrator and RTCUniversalServerAdmins

Select Prepare First Standard edition Server form the Lync Deployment Wizard screen

















Click Next
















Click on Finish

















Now for the Lync Deployment Wizard select " install Administrative Tools"

Once the tools are installed you will see Lync Topology builder select it











Select New Topology from the Below screen



 



 











Type the Primary SIP Domain


Enter any Secondary SIP Domains if any and click on Next



















Give the Name of the Site

















Enter the details in the Fields on the screen below and click Next




















Click Finish

















Click Next


















Select Standard edition server in the below screen and enter the FQDN as said earlier we are installing Standard Edition server. If you are will to install Enterprise Edition there is an Know issue the installation will fail while installing database. Because in Azure disks have read/write host cache enabled. So the solution is to attach an additional hard disk to the VM with no read write cache. Here I am not going to show how to create the additional Hard Disk please check this Link for creating the same https://guybachar.wordpress.com/2014/05/19/building-a-lync-2013-lab-on-windows-azure-notes-from-the-field/


















In the below screen select the features which you are going to install


















Select Collocate mediation server as I am going to collocate mediation server. And click next.















Click next

















Now we will create the Lync File share now you can create the folder in C: Drive as this is an Lab Machine I am creating in C: drive. Create the folder and right click properties we have to give these permissions to this folder

 

RTCHS Universal Services
RTC Component Universal Services
RTC Universal Server Admins
RTC Universal Config Replicator











 










Give full permissions





















In the below screen type the File server FQDN and enter the File share which you have created before.

















In the below screen specify the URL
















Click Finish


















Right click on Lync server edit properties. Scroll down Under central Management Server. Select the Server


















Right click on the Lync server and select Publish Topology.
















In the below screen click Next



Click Finish



Open Lync Deployment Wizard and select Install or Update Lync Serve System.





















Click Install Local Configuration Store and click run













Select Retrieve Directly from CMS and click Next




















Once it is installed click Finish



















Select Setup or Remove Lync Server Components. And Click on Run











In the below screen click next to install the Components


















Select finish



















Certificate Request open the Lync Deployment Wizard. And click run on Request, Install or Assign Certificates


















In the Below screen click on Request to request the new certificate












Click Next



















Click Next




















Select CA Server and click on next



























Click Next

















Enter Name and Click Next

















Enter organization details


















Enter the location details

















Click next

















Select the SIP Domain and click Next





















Click Next



















Click Next




















Click Next




















In the next screen click Finish
Now we will assign the requested certificate. In the below screen click on assign button
















Click next






















Click next




















And click finish
We will request the OAuth Certificate. Select Oauth certification Token and select Request

















Click Next














Click Next


















Click Next


















Click next


















Click next



















Enter name and click next


















Enter the details below and click next




















Enter details and click next



















Enter details and click next



















Click next. And in the next screen click finish.




Assign the Oauth certificate.
For configuring DNS records check this link http://mslyncforall.blogspot.in/2015/04/lync-2013-dns-records.html

Verify that all the Lync services are running 

To add users using Lync Control Panel login to Control panel. Select the Users tab and users.

















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